Suicide is the third leading cause of death among people ages 15 to 24 and the 11th leading cause of death in 西维吉尼亚州. Below are symptoms and resources if you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or feelings.
Learn to recognize the signs that you or someone you know may be at risk. 包括隔离, 药物滥用, 焦虑, 绝望, 撤军, change in mood or behavior including loss of interest in activities, 食欲变化, 以及睡眠的变化.
If any of the above symptoms apply to you or someone you know, please contact the Student 咨询 Office at 304.829.7572 or stop in the office on Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. If it is after hours, please contact Security at 304.829.7744.
Additionally, if you or someone you know is at risk or having suicidal thoughts, 立即 调用 National 预防自杀 Hotline at 1.800.自杀(1.800.784.2433) 或者是 National Suicide Lifeline Network at 1.800.273.聊天(8255). Take seriously all suicide threats and all suicide attempts. These calls are free and 保密. 在此期间, if you 或者是 person you are concerned about has access to firearms, 药片, sharp objects or other dangerous means to hurt or kill oneself, remove the items or get yourself 或者是 person you are concerned for away from the objects.
During an emergency, please dial 911 for immediate assistance.
Originally known as the Helping Our Teens Thrive Coalition, what is now known as the 西维吉尼亚州 Council f或者是 Prevention of Suicide was developed to prevent suicide of individuals in 西维吉尼亚州 through the creation of educational seminars and workshops as well as online resources, including the above website. You may also contact staff at 304.618.5044 or 304.415.8872. In the event of an emergency, be sure to call 1.800.273.8255.
ULifeline是一个匿名的, 保密, 在线资源中心, where college students can be comfortable searching f或者是 information they need and want regarding emotional help. It is a project of The Jed Foundation, which works to protect the emotional health of college students nationwide.
心理健康.政府 is a Department of 健康 and Human Services online resource for people looking for information about signs of mental health problems, how individuals can seek help, how communities can host conversations on mental health. The website includes videos of people who share their stories about mental health problems and recovery in addition to a variety of other resources.
The National 预防自杀 Lifeline
This website is the online web resource connected to The National 预防自杀 Lifeline. The National 预防自杀 Lifeline (1.800.273.TALK(8255)是24小时服务, 免费, 保密 suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night. The website offers additional resources in support of the Lifeline.
Substance Abuse and Mental 健康 Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental 健康 Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of 健康 and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of 药物滥用 and mental illness on America’s communities by providing a variety of informational and referral resources. SAMHSA can be contacted at 877.SAMHSA.7 or 800.487.4889.
焦虑.org provides the latest and most relevant information on 焦虑 disorders curated from top experts. The website includes information on different symptoms and causes of 焦虑 disorders including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as well as the link between 焦虑, 抑郁和自杀.
StartYourRecovery.org is a tool that helps students take steps toward a more healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. SYR helps individuals learn 关于上瘾,识别 问题的迹象, find local support and treatment. 访问ors to the site can also hear stories from their peers who have overcome 药物滥用 challenges. It’s a free resource and was developed based on input from leading clinicians, 康复中的人们, experts from the White House and SAMHSA. We have also added a new content page directed specifically at a collegiate audience: 大学生专页.
康复中心.com provides expert free mental health and 药物滥用 resources for people at any stage of their recovery journey.